Chinese visit Brazilian pig sanitation facilities
Inspectors from the Official Veterinary Service of
China are due to arrive in Brazil to evaluate the pig and wild bore sanitation
system and for gelatine production, with a view to increasing trade between the
Brazil does not export pork meat to the Chinese market, which with
production of 40 million tonnes per year is the largest in the
world.China seeking external suppliers
is the world's largest producer of pork, demand is growing fast and China is
seeking external suppliers,” said the executive director of the Union of the
Pork Product Industry of Rio Grande do Sul, Rogério Kerber.
mission will remain in Brazil for 10 days and will visit the states of Santa
Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Goiás. The mission
will visit refrigeration facilities, pig farms, production areas and the
laboratory system and waste checking facilities.
In 2008, China rose from
third to first in the ranking of the countries importing agri-business products
from Brazil. Click here for the free Pig Progress
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